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The end of the line

Nature is constantly reviewing the content that it offers online, and as part of that review we have decided to retire Web Matters. The archive of past features, including the award winning article by James Hendler on intelligent agents, will continue to be freely available.

Visitors to our site are invited to continue enjoying the diverse and expanding group of sites that we offer:

  • The Genome Gateway - free access to all genome sequencing research, news and analysis.
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John MacFarlane
Web Editor, Nature

26 July 2001
The Internet: shaking up scientific communication
How a regional mailing list facilitated response to an international event
Eugene S. Schweig, Joan Gomberg, Paul Bodin, Gary Patterson & Scott Davis

7 December 2000
Internet Computing and the Emerging Grid
Ian Foster

11 May 2000
Souped-up search engines
Declan Butler

12 August 1999
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
Edward A. Fox, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, USA

17 June 1999
Web-based procurement for biologists
Nathan Bach, Chemdex Corporation, CA, USA

11 March 1999
Is there an intelligent agent in your future?
James Hendler, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

7 January 1999
Internet tomography
K.C. Claffy, Tracie Monk & Daniel McRobb, UCSD/CAIDA, USA.

5 November 1998
The invisible hand of peer review
Stevan Harnad, Southampton University, UK.

1 October 1998
The XML revolution
Dan Connolly, World Wide Web Consortium, Austin, Texas.


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